Note: We’re digging in to local history stories this month on Sistory. So far we’ve explored our current homes, chasing mysterious candy factories in Cambridge, Massachussetts.; a once-in-a-lifetime combined Steelers-Eagles football team in Centre County, Pennsylvania; and toilet paper traditions in Auburn, Alabama.
When I was a third grader, I boldly stated that I wanted to be the first female president. I think what I really wanted was to be the first female anything. I learned quickly that the disadvantages of being a woman were many (and I didn’t even know about periods, the wage gap, the glass ceiling or work-life balance yet.)
If you are a woman who sometimes speaks up in group settings, especially when men are present, you will, at least once in your life, get a card/magnet/keychain warning you that “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
by Eleanor If you ask any older or younger sibling to define the role of the middle child, they will … More
We know we’ve got the history chops to make this work. I mean, we were once in a home-grown performance of The First Thanksgiving that brought down the house full of our relatives and closest friends.
It’s the sister part that can be a challenge.